Plan and provide for appropriate learning experiences for students, with high expectations for all students.
Provide for instructional needs and interests of students with the aid of appropriate and effective daily lesson planning.
Supervise students in a variety of school-related settings.
Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and where classroom time is utilized effectively.
Demonstrate the use of a variety of teaching techniques and the use of a variety of instructional resources and materials to implement the essential Curriculum.
Provide an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of students.
Demonstrate fair, firm, and consistent behavior towards students and promote self-discipline among students.
Demonstrate effective communication skills and positive interpersonal relations with students, parents, staff, and community.
Guide the learning process toward the achievement of school system goals and objectives by following school board policies and administrative procedures.
Assist administrative staff and other staff members in reaching the mission of the school by applying ethical standards in professional relationships.
Strive to maintain and improve professional competencies.
Maintain appropriate records.
Monitor appropriate use and care of equipment, materials, and facilities.
Serve on special committees.
Eligibility for MSDE teacher certification in appropriate field.
Meets highly qualified teacher status.
Understanding of the goals of Washington County Public Schools and a commitment to their achievement.
Positive interpersonal and communication skills with students, staff, and parents.
Understanding of the teaching/learning/assessment process.
Knowledge of materials in field of specialization.
Knowledge and use of technology for instruction.
Excellent oral and written communications and human relations skills.
Knowledge of current research and its application in field of specialization.
Maintain regular, on-time attendance.
Able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodations.
About Washington County Public Schools
Washington County Public Schools (WCPS) is located in western Maryland, part of a tristate area that includes Pennsylvania and West Virginia, where more than 23,000 students attend 46 school facilities. Through magnet and advanced programs, technical specialties, outdoor experiences, special education, technology and the arts, WCPS prepares students for chosen college or career paths after education. Innovative leadership and programming create an educational experience to ensure that students have the opportunity to succeed in a 21st century environment.